Norway embassy in Kenya threatened with attack

Building which houses the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi.

Building which houses the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi.

NAIROBI, May 27 (Reuters) – Norway’s embassy in Nairobi and two Kenyan media organisations have received emails threatening attacks, the Norwegian ambassador and one of the media groups said on Wednesday.

Two bomb attacks in the last 12 years have killed 240 people in Kenya. Both were blamed on al Qaeda.

“Yes it is true we have received an email with some threats,” said Elisabeth Jacobson, Norwegian ambassador to Nairobi. “Of course it’s a reason for concern and we have informed the Kenyan police,” she said.

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